Theater, Opera & Ballet in Burgas
Mihail Balozev, after returning from abroad in 1893, gathered enthusiastic young people and presented to the Burgas audience Vasil Drumev’s play “Ivanko”. This first theatre performance started a permanent amateur team and Mihail Balozev is considered the first manager of theatre activities in the city.
The Burgas Opera has an extremely diverse programme which attracts every year local citizens and visitors. The rich repertoire every time manages to satisfy the audience and also surprises them with new productions and attractive performances of the cast. Many famous Bulgarian singers, known around the world, have started their carrier on the Burgas Opera stage.
Concert Hall “Ivan Vulpe” has been an architectural monument of culture since 1930’s. The building is part of the Burgas Philharmonic and is part of the rich history of music art in the city. With its diverse cultural programme, “Ivan Vulpe” Concert Hall attracts citizens and visitors – every year the hall hosts a number of cultural events – chamber, symphonic and ballet concerts, recitals, film showings and international competitions.
Summer theater in the city of Burgas is located in Sea Garden. It was founded in 1957 and is a public municipal property. It is designed to hold a variety of summer cultural activities.
The State Puppet Theatre – Burgas is a professional theatre for children and adults, and is one of the leading puppet theatres in the country. Founded in 1954 the company became a state theatre in 1962.